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Join us for NASW-CA’s 2020 Virtual Annual Conference! 30% Discount Available Through Month of August

Join us for NASW-CA’s 2020 Virtual Annual Conference! 30% Discount Available Through Month of August

NASW-CA’s Annual Conference is going virtual this year! Registrations are now open to attend our conference on October 16th and 17th, 2020. For the month of august we have a 30% discount when you register to attend with promo code: VIRTUAL30

Social workers and social work students from all over the country are welcome and ..Read More…

NEW PRACTICE ALERT On Home Health: NASW Advocacy for Telehealth During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Clarifications Regarding the Patient-Driven Groupings Model

NASW Practice Alert on Home Health: Telehealth During COVID-19 and New Payment System

The Medicare home health benefit, which includes medical social services, has long been essential to beneficiaries living with acute, chronic, and advanced health conditions. Access to home health services is of utmost importance during the coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. This Practice ..Read More…

California State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP) Now Accepting Applications

The Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) is pleased to announce the California State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP) is now accepting applications.

The SLRP serves to increase the number of healthcare providers working in federally designated Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs). Eligible applicants may be awarded a ..Read More…

PRESS RELEASE: NASW Endorses Joe Biden for President; Cites Biden’s Lifelong Advocacy for Mental Health, Social Justice Issues

Aug 05, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) enthusiastically endorses Joe Biden for president in 2020. During his nearly 45-year career in public office, including as a U.S. Senator and Vice President, Mr. Biden has demonstrated a consistent commitment to advancing ..Read More…

Social Work and VotER: Democracy Health Toolkits Available For Social Workers

The National Social Work Voter Mobilization Campaign has joined with VotER, a nonpartisan civic engagement initiative that is making voter registration quick and easy in health care settings and beyond across the country. VotER knows that for decades social work has been out in front doing the hard work of voter registration. Therefore, they offered us their FREE Healthy Democracy Kit that makes voter ..Read More…

Daliana Reyes, MSW Candidate From UC Berkeley, Awarded NASW Foundation’s Consuelo W. Gosnell Memorial Scholarship

Daliana Reyes was recently awarded a 2020-2021 Consuelo W. Gosnell Memorial Scholarship by the NASW Foundation

Daliana Reyes is a first-year MSW student and Child Welfare Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley. She is also a first-generation Mexican American college graduate raised in Los Angeles, California. Daliana received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology ..Read More…

Fabiola Cuevas Flores awarded Consuelo W. Gosnell Memorial Scholarship by NASW Foundation

Fabiola Cuevas Flores was recently awarded a 2020-2021 Consuelo W. Gosnell Memorial Scholarship by the NASW Foundation

Fabiola Cuevas Flores will begin an MSW program at the University of Chicago in the fall of 2020. As an undergraduate student at UCLA, Fabiola majored in psychology and double minored in Chicana/o Studies and Applied Developmental Psychology. ..Read More…

ROCK THE VOTE: How To Vote In The Upcoming Election In California

As the election approaches, we would like to remind our members that it is important to encourage your clients, colleagues, and families to register and vote. Many issues that affect the communities we serve are on the ballot in California, as well as many local officials that are in charge of making many decisions that ..Read More…

Will the Pandemic Cause Mental Trauma?: Joint Statement from NASW, ASWB, and CSWE

July 24, 2020

About Social Work Responds

The Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), and the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) are committed to collaborating on the range of issues affecting the social work profession and the people and communities we serve.

Follow Up

CSWE: The Journal ..Read More…

Press Release: FCC Designates ‘988’ for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

FCC DESIGNATES ‘988’ AS 3-DIGIT NUMBER
FOR NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE

Action Will Help Combat Rising Suicide Rates by Making It Easier for
Americans in Crisis to Obtain Assistance from Trained Counselors

  — WASHINGTON, July 16, 2020—Today, the Federal Communications Commission adopted rules to establish 988 as the new, nationwide, 3-digit phone number ..Read More…

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